Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 8JQ
10 reasons to choose St Mary's School, Prep
St Mary’s School, Prep has a Schoolsmith Score® of 78. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Gerrards Cross and one of the 5 best primary schools for 1.5 miles.
St Mary’s School, Prep is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of St Mary’s School, an all-through school to age 18. St Mary’s School, Prep fees range from £3,370 (Rec) to £5,700 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
St Mary’s School, Prep has one class per year and an average class size of 14 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Prep pupils move up to St Mary’s School, Gerrards Cross.
The St Mary's School, Prep curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHCEE, reasoning, thinking skills, French. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School in pre-prep and a residential trip in Year 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, dance and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at St Mary's School, Prep
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in gymnastics.
The Arts at St Mary's School, Prep
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and up to half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near St Mary's School, Prep
St Mary’s School, Gerrards Cross (0 miles); Thorpe House School (0.6 miles); The Chalfonts Independent Grammar (5.6 miles).
Beaconsfield High School (4.7 miles); Vyners School (5.1 miles); The Harefield Academy (5.5 miles).